Year-End Giving Prep: 21 FAQs Answered by Fundraising Experts

Connection Cafe

Recently, Brock Warner (Senior Manager, Fundraising at War Child) and I hosted a webinar regarding end of year fundraising for nonprofits —the things we need to stop doing and things we should be doing instead.

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FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How does the board matching process work? How long does it take?

BoardAssist

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How does the board matching process work? Want to read more of the FAQs folks ask us before joining a nonprofit board? The post FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How does the board matching process work?

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FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: Does it matter that I’ve never served on a nonprofit board before?

BoardAssist

From Giving Back : FAQ: Does it matter that I’ve never served on a nonprofit board before? Want to read more of the FAQs folks ask us before joining a nonprofit board? The post FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: Does it matter that I’ve never served on a nonprofit board before?

FAQ – Why would a nonprofit board want ME as a board member? What do I have to offer?

BoardAssist

That’s where our new FAQ blog series comes in. From Giving Back : FAQ – Why would a nonprofit board want me? Want to read more of the FAQs folks ask us before joining a nonprofit board? Learn more by downloading Giving Back , our guide to nonprofit board service, complete with case studies and answers to the FAQs we are asked most about board service. The post FAQ – Why would a nonprofit board want ME as a board member?

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How Much of my Time will I have to Give?

BoardAssist

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Benefits of Text Messaging vs. Push Notifications

Mobile Commons

Blog FAQs Text Messages When you check your smartphone, chances are you see a mix of text messages and push notifications. Although both mobile messaging options appear to be the same thing on your screen, there are key differences in how they work. Push Notification vs. Text Message. .

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Introducing the New TechSoup FAQ!

Tech Soup Blog

The FAQ is accessible from the Help box in the left sidebar of all Get Products pages. Questions or comments about the new FAQ?

NTEN Communities of Practice FAQ

NTEN

In an effort to burst through our bubble, we've started the following FAQ list for the CoPs. NTEN Communties of Practice (CoPs) FAQ Communities of Practice (CoPs) are intended to create a deeper networking and educational experience for members of the NTEN community at large.

Homeless in Central Texas : An FAQ

FI Space

I know I have a ton of nerds and geeks that read this blog so I thought I would throw up a Homeless/Street Retreat FAQ since so many of you have questions. So this weekend I got a chance to be homeless for 48 hours and be guided around by my street shepard Alan Graham of Mobile Loaves and Fishes. 1) Where do you live? “Live&# is a interesting word for the working poor and homeless. Mostly we walked. From downtown Austin to Threadgills to listen to music over the fence.

Lists As Part of Your Content Strategy: A Short List of Tips and Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A list of questions : These are typically called “FAQ” or frequently asked questions and are a standard category of web site content. What I love about FAQs is that you can easily transform them in Social FAQ s by adding real questions asked by your audience.

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Six Online Fundraising Tools You May Have Never Heard Of

Nonprofit Tech for Good

SwipeGood :: swipegood.com :: FAQ. Philanthroper :: philanthroper.com :: FAQ. GiveBack :: giveback.org :: FAQ. Give a Tweet :: giveatweet.com :: FAQ. Cauzoom :: cauzoom.com :: FAQ. BroadCause :: broadcause.com :: FAQ.

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Online Video FAQ for New Nonprofit Managers

Wild Apricot Blog

First-time nonprofit managers can often use a bit of guidance from more experienced colleagues, as well as the answers to specific questions. The problem is, there just aren't enough mentors to go around, and perhaps this is especially so in the nonprofit sector where resources are stretched to the limit. What's the solution? Well, Third Sector New England believes it's found a partial solution at any rate.( read more

Reminders to Help Your Subscribers Keep Safe & Dry

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Company News FAQs government Inspirations media Mobile Resources and ResearchWe hope you’re staying dry, safe and out of Sandy’s way. Despite the impending storm, Mobile Commons is hard at work to make sure all our clients have the proper tools to reach their mobile subscribers on the East Coast. In times of natural disasters or emergencies, SMS is a very effective way to reach everyone quickly and efficiently.

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Protected: 6 FREE and Simple Tools to Help Nonprofits Make Great Calls-to-Action

Mobile Commons

FAQs Inspirations & Ideas List Building Mobile Strategy & TipsThis content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: 6 FREE and Simple Tools to Help Nonprofits Make Great Calls-to-Action appeared first on Mobile Commons.

What Google’s New Algorithm Really Means for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

More information on the update can be found here; and this page has Google’s FAQs on the update. Making your website responsive and/or mobile friendly will help you lose weight and cut your monthly mortgage payments! OK, that might be a slight exaggeration.

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7 Social Media Toolsets for 2016 by @jeremycaplan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Format: He has organized this resource in a Google document — his slides, FAQ, and links are on one page. Jeremy Caplan is the Director of Education, Tow-Knight Center Entrepreneurial Journalism and an amazing teacher.

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To learn more about Facebook’s New Fundraising tools, please read the Fundraisers FAQ and the Donate Button FAQ. The new Facebook Fundraising Tools could be a game changer for the nonprofit sector.

LinkedIn Groups: What you Need to Know Now

SocialFish

Then LinkedIn addressed these rumors in an FAQ …sort of. If you read this blog, you know I tend to be sort of a glass-half-empty kind of gal. I prefer to think of myself as a realist rather than a pessimist, but hey–someone has to be the downer, right?

How To: Add a New User

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog FAQs VideosIn this How To video, we walk you through how to add a new account user in the Mobile Commons system.

How To: Schedule a Broadcast

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Collateral FAQs Inspirations Our Products Videos Why Mobile CommonsIn this How To video, we walk you through how to schedule a new broadcast to your mobile list from the Mobile Commons system.

Designing Your Event Website: A Little Bling Goes A Long Way

Connection Cafe

Include information relevant to the event, event FAQs, event impact, and contact/help information. What’s in a website? It’s a tactical tool for getting data into your system right?

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How To: Setup a Phone Opt-In Path

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog FAQs VideosIn this How To video, we walk you through how to setup a phone opt-in path from the Mobile Commons system.

Social CRM Use Case 3: Optimize and socialize your member services

SocialFish

on Facebook, there is a process in place and a standard FAQ to point not just that individual to, but anyone else who might be lurking on the Facebook page and wondering the same thing.

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Why and How You Should Get Proactive About Customer Service

SocialFish

Upgrading From FAQs to Proactive Advice. These include supplementing documented FAQs with updated information culled from user-generated discussion forums, training virtual agents to support more natural conversations and using analytics tools to track the effectiveness of knowledge usage.

The Complete Nonprofit's Guide to Heartbleed

Idealware

For a more detailed explanation of the bug, you can read the Heartbleed FAQ here. By now, you''ve likely heard of something called "Heartbleed" that the entire internet has been panicking about. What is Heartbleed?

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Where to Find Great Free Music for a Video

Tech Soup Blog

Make use of the extensive FAQs. There's way more to cover than we can put in this blog, so cruise through the FAQ (there's one for video-specific questions too) or website support pages to help you get your bearings.

Benefits of Text Messaging vs. Push Notifications

Mobile Commons

FAQs Mobile Research Text Messaging When you check your smartphone, chances are you see a mix of text messages and push notifications.

Resources for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

Good for FAQs on how to use your website, member profiles, etc. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ————-.

Improve Your IT Skills with Online Learning from Skillsoft

Tech Soup Blog

For more information, see the product descriptions for each online learning product or read the Skillsoft Discount Program Technical FAQ. TechSoup is proud to announce our newest donor partner, Skillsoft. Skillsoft is offering 10 online learning products across a variety of IT topics.

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What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About the New BRIDGE Numbers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To learn more about the BRIDGE Registry, see their FAQs. Launched on February 4, the new BRIDGE Registry is a database of more than three million nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide and each one of them has been assigned a new BRIDGE Number.

Call for Submissions: Contribute to the NTEN Blog, e-Newsletter, and Journal

NTEN

You might want to check out our submission guidelines , and find answers to FAQs. Flickr: LexnGer In case you hadn't noticed, NTEN is a community of nonprofit and technology professionals sharing information about using technology effectively for nonprofit work.

NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

NetWits

If you get confused here’s an FAQ for ya. 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! We have until September 30 th to vote for those we think will be the most valuable to the overall NPTech community. If you’re not familiar with the Nonprofit Tech. Conference head over and take a look at the agenda , the sessions , the day of service , and who attended in the past.

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One Company. One Mission.

Connection Cafe

I encourage you to watch Marc's video, check out the FAQs, and send us any questions or feedback. Author: Gene Austin. Today we embark on our next journey: Convio and Blackbaud together – united to reach new heights. As a unified company with a common mission, we will make multi-channel supporter engagement a reality at a faster pace than either of us could have achieved separately. We are excited. We are dedicated.

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Mobile Commons - Untitled Article

Mobile Commons

Blog Collateral FAQs Text Messages When you check your smartphone, chances are you see a mix of text messages and push notifications. Although they may appear to be the same thing on your screen, text messages and push notifications are significantly different in how they work and how you can use one or the other to connect with mobile users.

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Top Ten Tips for Finding a Perfect Nonprofit Board

BoardAssist

For more on finding that perfect fit, download our free book, Giving Back , complete with case studies and answers to the FAQs we are asked most about board service. You asked. We listened. We hope you find our Top Ten Tips for Finding a Perfect Nonprofit Board useful.

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#IFC2015: Viral Fundraising Campaigns One Year Later: What Can We Learn?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The ALS IceBucket Challenge in 2014 that raised over $115 million is well known to all, but this FAQ can help refresh your memory. Prepping for our Big Room Session at IFC.

The Nonprofit Tech Jobs Board is here!

NTEN

Head over to the Job Board FAQs , drop us an email or comment below. Over the years, we’ve had lots of requests for a job board for the NTEN community. We aim to please and we’re thrilled to announce a beta version of NTEN’s brand new job board. NTEN’s Nonprofit Tech Job Board is a platform dedicated exclusively to paid nonprofit technology career opportunities.

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What Do You Want to See at Your NTC? Please Vote!

Tech Soup Blog

You can read more in the Voting FAQs. It's time for the annual community voting on #16NTC sessions. Next year's Nonprofit Technology Conference (March 23–25, 2016) will be in our own backyard — San Jose — so TechSoup will be there with bells on!*.

What is GOTV Anyway? An Explainer for Non-Politicos

EveryAction

Here’s a quick GOTV FAQ to help you get up to speed - and if you need more info (or you're an old hand who already knows all about GOTV), check out this GOTV myth-busting video from The Campaign Workshop.

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3 Ways SMS Builds Customer Loyalty and Engagement

Mobile Commons

This is a great way for companies to communicate with people without requiring them to wade through the Internet sludge or sit through long phone call wait times that often accompanies FAQ and support. Is your company seeking the perfect communication channel to reach your consumers?

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